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Security Update:Microsoft has released an advisory that provides guidance on securing Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) fields in Microsoft Office applications

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 09:41

Reason

Security update

Impact

Microsoft Office users

WHAT HAPPENED?

Microsoft has released an advisory that provides guidance on securing Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) fields in Microsoft Office applications.

 

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software refer to:

 

AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

See Security Advisory listed above.

 

WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.

 

HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?

Update your software

  1. If you are supported by ITFS or have different IT support, no action on your part is required.
  2. If you do not have IT support or they do not support your computer, refer to the security advisory listed above.

 

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